LARGO — Indian Rocks Christian came away with the win against Northside (5-3) Friday night as Blake Farver picked off a pass in the third overtime to seal it.
The Eagles (6-2) scored first on a 45-yard run by Tyler Ostheim in the second quarter.
The Mustangs didn't score until the fourth quarter Chris Culbreth went 80 yards for a touchdown. He finished with 144 yards.
Both teams failed to convert in the first overtime. In the second, the Mustangs' Jeremy Smith kicked a 26-yard field goal. The Eagles answered with a 28-yard field goal by Eddie Baba-Aliq, bringing the game to a third overtime.
The Eagles scored first, with a 10-yard TD pass from Farver to Ostheim, who finished with 26 rushes for 139 yards, six catches for 72 yards and two touchdowns. Farver's interception on the Mustangs' drive sealed the win.
Mel Adams, Times correspondent